CVE-2016-5011

NameCVE-2016-5011
DescriptionThe parse_dos_extended function in partitions/dos.c in the libblkid library in util-linux allows physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a crafted MSDOS partition table with an extended partition boot record at zero offset.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs830802

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
util-linux (PTS)jessie2.25.2-6vulnerable
stretch (security), stretch2.29.2-1+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid2.33.1-0.1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
util-linuxsource(unstable)2.28.1-1medium830802

Notes

[jessie] - util-linux <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - util-linux <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://git.kernel.org/cgit/utils/util-linux/util-linux.git/commit/?id=7164a1c34d18831ac61c6744ad14ce916d389b3f
https://git.kernel.org/cgit/utils/util-linux/util-linux.git/commit/?id=50d1594c2e6142a3b51d2143c74027480df082e0

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